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parkway. age is just a number, right? how about a winning number on thursday night football. how two players arguably past their prime stole the show in houston. good morning. i'm andrea roane. i'm nick giovanni. welcome into the rush hour edition of 9news. let's get started with a check on weather and traffic. larry miller is covering your commute and helping you navigate around that deadly traffic accident we've been telling you about. we begin with first alert meteorologist howard bernstein. some showers have popped up. >> a few showers are going to come through now. a much better chance of stronger showers and storms later this afternoon and evening. that's why today is a yellow alert day. lots of activity in new york and pennsylvania. a little bit of lightning northern pennsylvania. we've seen some showers in west virginia move in toward garrett county. in the last 40 to 60 minutes, look at this. in fairfax county we've seen some showers leave chantilly, south of reston. it guy came from fairfax now, south of darnestown toward potomac headed toward rockville. we'll have wet roads on 270. in upper montgomery this has moved north of 70 headed toward
ellicott city and baltimore. for today warm day, mid- to upper 70s by lunch time. upper 70s, low 80s. again a better chance of showers and storms this afternoon and evening. larry miller, tough times on the roads this morning. unfortunately. it looks like we're off to a rough start this morning. out in prince george's county again where we had a tractor- trailer fall off of the outer loop of the beltway on toward the suitland parkway. now the suitland parkway eastbound at forestville road is closed as a result of that accident. inbound lanes, westbound lanes on the suitland parkway making your way into d.c. are open. we're suggesting that drivers stay away from this area not only because of the accident itself and also the cleanup involved with it but also there's a fuel spill associated with that situation as well. mike hydeck is live at the scene right now with an update. let's send it over to him. >> reporter: good morning, larry. mike hydeck live on the scene here at the corner of forestville road and suitlands parkway. if you're -- suitland parkway.
if you're headed toward suit lt parkway, you want get -- suitland parkway, you won't get close. huge amounts of police presence here. park police. we have some pictures of the accident. it's a tractor-trailer that went off the outer loop ever the beltway, -- of the beltway, crashed on the parkway below. this is what remains of the tractor-trailer. you can see the box there, not much left. fatal accident. it is our understanding that this vehicle, the tractor- trailer was carrying paper products. the driver is dead. there is a diesel fuel spill associated with this that's going to take a long time to clean up. it's expected to be here for the next several hours at the very least. once again suitland parkway east closed as you head toward joint base andrews. and it's going to be that way for a while. tons of police presence as they try to clean up this scene and figure out what happened, why this tractor-trailer fell off the outer loop of the beltway and down to the suitland parkway below. we're live in suitland,
maryland, mike hydeck. guys, back to you. >> reporter: i'm nikki burdine. breaking overnight an officer- involved shooting here in northeast d.c. still a lot of questions but this is what i can tell you so far. it all started down here at eastern avenue and bladensburg road. an officer pulled over a vehicle. i'm told the officer pulled out his weapon and fired at the suspect. it's not clear if the suspect was actually hit with that bullet or not. the suspect then drove his vehicle down towards the 7- eleven and crashed near that 7- eleven. the suspect then got out of his car and ran. it's not clear if the suspect was actually hit with that bullet or not. police are still searching for that suspect. it's not clear why the suspect fled or why he was even pulled over in the first place. this is the second officer- involved shooting by d.c. police in 24 hours. no police officers have been hurt. that's the good news. again police still looking for that person who is driving that vehicle. this road bladensburg between banneker and south dakota just
opened up. it has been closed all night. people were having to turn around and make a u-turn but it has been opened up just now. you are able to get through here even though there are police lights down at the 7- eleven. i'm told the 7-eleven is still closed for the active police investigation. as soon as we get more information, we'll pass that along you to. live in d.c., i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. new this morning, the family of walter scott has reached a multimillion dollar settlement but with the city of north charleston, south carolina. >> this news comes six months after the unarmed 50-year-old was shot and killed by officer michael slager following a routine traffic stop. anthony scott, the brother of walter says the family can now focus on the next phase of the case, the criminal trial of now former officer slager. >> he had a bad record and it should have been dealt with sooner than this. my brother might be alive today. >> cell phone video captured slager shooting walter scott in the back, again unarmed and running away from the the officer at the time.
slager's attorney said he felt threatened and believed scott might try to shoot him first. slager is charged with first- degree murder. a trial date still hasn't been set. organizers of this weekend's million man march rally say they'll not let the possibility of armed protesters intimidate them. >> delia goncalves is live on capitol hill near the site of the rally with more. good morning. delia. >> reporter: good morning. the stage is being set indeed for that rally. we're expecting thousands of people to descend on the grounds here tomorrow morning. the rally is set for 10:00 a.m. unlike the nation of islam's demand for no drugs, no guns, no alcohol, there is another counterprotest happening in d.c. and organizers say they will be bringing guns. of course this rally justice or else is to mark the 20th anniversary of the million man march held back on october 16,
1995. that was remarkably peaceful. louis farrakhan promises more peace again this year. he says, though, the killings of black men by police demands justice or else. that controversy, though, has been surrounding and swirling not only that branding but the rally itself. so this other group global rally for humanity warns of its own counterprotests outside of mosques here in d.c. one particular mosque in shaw. they say they're bringing 3,000 people with them. 3,000 people with guns. and so of course leaders at the mosque consider that a threat. coming up in the next half hour, i'll tell you how they're preparing for that threat. i'll see you then. we're live outside capitol hill, delia goncalves, wusa9. thursday night football was all about andre johnson's return to houston. over the off-season the texans trite to act like they forget about him -- tried to act like they forget about him cutting him saying he was too old and too expensive. he had the last laugh. now a member of the colts he
caught not one but two tds in a 27-7 victory. two players arguably past their prime -- [indiscernible] the colts separated themselves -- [indiscernible] one man who stopped a terrorist on a french train is fighting for his life after being stabbed in a bar fight. >> faulty wind shield wipers leads to a recall involving thousands of vehicles. find out if yours is affected. >> look at the first alert doppler. in fairfax county, montgomery county, howard county now, some isolated showers have popped up. better chances this afternoon and this evening. i'll tell you more about that in just a few minutes. >> sky 9 right now over that accident, that deadly traffic accident on the suitland parkway. again eastbound at forestville road remains closed. we're working
6:10. a yellow alert day. we're expecting a better chance of showers and storms, maybe heavier ones late this afternoon and evening hours. first alert doppler is already tracking showers in our neck of the woods. a lot more activity in pennsylvania, new york and west virginia but we've seen some stuff in the last 45 minutes or so develop across parts ever fairfax county. everything is moving east at about 30. so just about to tysons corner and across the river headed toward potomac. this is moving east at 30. bethesda 623. american legion bridge 6:15. the other rain shower in rockville, that's going to be in olney in a few minutes moving east at about 6:13 and laurel at about 6:37. we'll be in the upper 70s and low 80s. keep the rain gear handy this
afternoon as well. i want to let you know that both directions of the suitland parkway are now closed. that includes both the eastbound and westbound side. originally it was just the eastbound side. now they've closed the westbound side. sky 9 is giving us a live look. you can see police in both directions at this point. mike hydeck is on the scene. again, we can confirm in is a fatal tractor-trailer accident. we're asking commuters to stay away. consider branch avenue and 414 as alternates to get to your destination on time. want to give you a live look and show you how things are shaping up on i-270 from frederick to the capital beltway. all lanes of traffic are open. take it easy out there. over to you. sentencing today for a man who led police on a manhunt which began in northern virginia and ended in the district. >> plus, the price of netflix
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umbrella, huh? >> that would be the yellow tie perhaps. we have a couple of showers this morning. i was telling these guys i did not expect a couple of showers this morning. we do have them. i do expect, though, by mid late afternoon to evening we'll have showers and maybe a couple of strong storms. i want to start out with first alert doppler. a lot of the activity is in pennsylvania, new york state and ohio. we've seen in the last little while a bunch of showers that have popped up in the last 45 minutes coming through fairfax county now around tysons corner. heaviest north of tysons to the river crossing toward potomac. this is going to track east at 30 miles an hour. so it's headed toward montgomery county mall at 6:21 in bethesda, silver spring around 6:33 and over to college park at 6:43. up into montgomery county and even in howard county, the shower north of columbia is weakening as it approaches ellicott city and baltimore. but only down to rockville now we have a heavier shower there moving toward the east, northeast. so we expect over toward laurel
6:38 and bwi at 6:56. quiet this morning. it's going to be the afternoon especially when we have a better chance of showers and storms quiet except for what's on radar, isolated showers. mid-70s at 1:00, a stray shower then. mid- to upper 70s for highs and low 80s in a few spots this afternoon. we're talking about temperatures after today cooling off. so the yellow weather alert today. could impact the high school football game. 68 tomorrow. cool and breezy. 40 saturday night. it's going to be chilly but a beautiful sunday at 72. nice three-day weekend for those who have monday off, 78. a chance of showers returns on tuesday back in the low 70s. larry miller, you have been super busy this morning for bad reasons. unfortunately i have been. again if you missed the last update that we gave, now the westbound side of the suitland parkway is closed. that includes now the eastbound and westbound side of suitland parkway at forestville road closed again because of a tractor-trailer that went off the beltway on to suitland parkway. sky 9 is over the scene to give us a live look so you can see the overturned tractor-trailer
there. a number of police as we understand from mike hydeck upwards of 20 police vehicles that are currently on scene. they'll be on scene throughout much of the day. again this is going to put increased traffic on areas like branch avenue, 414. that's the best way they'll bel to get into the district without much delay. again so add some additional time to your morning commute. take the alternate routes to get to your destination. mike hydeck is on deck to give us a live update from the scene so we'll check in with him shortly. back to the maps. still keeping a close eye on that structure fire we have going on in northwest d.c. again the 1700 block of connecticut avenue both northbound and southbound closed as a result of that fire activity. you want to stay away from 1 # 5 again -- 185 again because this is going to be busy throughout much of the morning. want to give you a live look from our maryland cam on i-270. howard just talked about showers primarily in montgomery county. at this point you can see that the roads are wet. traveling from frederick to the capital beltway, the good news no accidents or incidents will
slow you down but wet roads will be an issue. drop the speed. increase the distance between you and the driver in front of you. your next traffic update coming up roughly in ten minutes. for now over to you. spencer stone who helped stop the terror attack on a paris bound train in august is recovering after he was stabbed multiple times in his hometown of sacramento. >> he is out of surgery but still in serious condition this morning. we have learned he suffered a collapsed lung along with those multiple stab wounds. chris martinez has the lightest. >> reporter: french train attack hero spencer stone was stabbed several times in his hometown of sacramento. surveillance video from a nearby liquor store recorded the brawl. police say stone left a bar with four friends when they got into a fight with another group early thursday morning. >> this is not the terrorism- related incident nor is it related to what happened in france months ago. the assault does not appear to be a random act. it's believed to be related to a nightclub incident. >> reporter: police say stone was not armed and did not know the suspects. this cab driver saw the
suspects stab stone before they fled the scene. >> when they do this, the blood is coming out. >> reporter: stone who is an airman returned home last month after he and two friends subdued a gunman on a train bound for paris in august. police say they believe alcohol is a fact onor in stone's -- factor in stone's stabbing. >> we don't know if he was drinking or not. we do know folks in his party were drinking that evening. >> reporter: stone underwent surgery and is in intensive care at u.c. davis medical center. >> the care team anticipates he will make a full recovery. >> reporter: detectives are reviewing multiple surveillance videos and interviewing witnesses. chris martinez, cbs news. >> u.c. davis medical center's chief medical officer also says stone's family appreciates the outpouring of love and support. no arrests have been made and the investigation of course continues. the numbers are staggering.
turns out a stampede outside the holy city of mecca killed about 1400 people last month. that's about 600 more than the saudi kingdom had reportedly previously. the islamic spiritual leaders have condemned the saudi government for failing to take responsibility for pilgrims being trampled to death. the pilgrims were participating in a hajj ritual. we followed every step of the manhunt when he escaped from a local hospital back in march. is scheduled to be charged today. he escaped from inova fairfax hospital in march. he was caught hours later getting off a metro bus in d.c. he has pleaded guilty to firearms charges. also due in court today, the metro passenger accusedded of stabbing another passenger to death. jasper spires has a mental sobs vision -- observation hearing. he is accused of killing kevin
sutherland. vw's top executive spoke to a house committee yesterday. michael horn said he only learned of volkswagen's deception in september. the company is emproiled in an emissions cheating scandal. horn said there was no decision by the company's board to install the software to cheat the tests. >> the investigations are ongoing, but this was not a corporate decision from my point of view. this was a couple of software engineers who put this in for whatever reasons. >> as you heard him say he blames a couple of software developers in germany as responsible for the cheat. volkswagen says most of its 500,000 u.s. cars with diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests will need software updates. the company plans to begin recalling diesel cars in europe in january. general motors is telling owners of some suvs not to use their windshield wipers.
that's because of an electrical short in the motor could cause a fire. the company is recalling nearly 32,000 buick enclave, chevrolet traverse and gmcs of the 2016 model to fix the problem. netflix is raising the price for streaming service by $1 for new customers. the monthly rate will be $9.99 for the monthly standard plan. subscribers who have been with netflix since pay 2014 will stay pay $8 per month under a rate freeze. house republicans are back to square one in their search for a speaker to replace john boehner. >> president obama prepares to travel to oregon today to meet with families affected by the mass shooting. >> reporter: a tractor-trailer falls off the beltway and slams into the suitland parkway below. i'm mike hydeck live on the scene. what we know about the driver coming up next. >> reporter: an officer- involved shooting in d.c., itself second one in 24 -- the second one in 24 hours. i'm nikki burdine with a live
update coming up. >> reporter: the justice for else rally promises to be peaceful but a counterprotest? organizers say they're bringing their guns. details ahead. >> while we're expecting heavier showers and storms late afternoon and into the evening, a few showers have popped this morning. one near manassas but steadier showers from arling top, east of tysons now -- arlington, east ever tysons now. i'll have your friday -- of tysons now. i'll is have -- i'll have your friday forecast in a moment. >> how traffic is shaping up in areas in virginia and parts of 95 ♪ pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato before pumpkin season is over.
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just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. in case you missed it republicans are scrambling to find another candidate for house speaker. kevin mccarthy dropped his bid. >> the development came as house republicans were in a meeting to select a nominee. the outgoing house speaker john boehner said he would stay on until someone is chosen. >> reporter: who will lead this house that's divided? this morning congressman daniel webster and jason chaffetz are again in the running to become speaker ever the house. >> i think i -- of the house. >> i you think i shocked some. >> reporter: kevin mccarthy abruptly withdrew to become the
speaker. he had been the supposed front runner but in the end could not get enough votes. proof of that came wednesday night when roughly 35 hardline conservatives who call themselves the house freedom caucus threw their support behind congressman webster. >> i don't want to go to the floor and win with 220 votes. i think the best thing for our party right now is that you have 247 votes on the floor. >> reporter: it's now unknown when the house g.o.p. election will happen. some in the party had been trying to convince wisconsin congressman paul ryan to run but ryan released a statement saying he won't be doing so. while webster has the support of the freedom caucus, he and chaffetz lack widespread support. >> i think we have a lot of internal fraction tur "owe fracture -- track furring that's -- fracturing that's happened and we need to figure out a way to unite the party. >> reporter: john boehner says he will stay on until a new leader is elected. don champion, cbs news. president obama will speak out about the situation in
syria during an appearance on "60 minutes" this sunday. he'll also answer questions from steve kroft about russia's vocht. also on the agenda, the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails and whether vice president joe biden will enter the 2016 race. that's cbs this sunday after football right here on wusa9. president obama travels west today to visit with families of the shooting massacre in oregon. breaking overnight, d.c. tw involved in two separate police- involved shootings. thanks so much for starting your friday with us. i'm nick giovanni. i'm andrea roane. let's bring back our team of trackers. larry miller and howard bernstein, 40 minutes as nick tells us till the sunrise. enjoy it while the sun is out
because some of you are already seeing rain. let's start with howard. we've seen a couple of showers pop over the last hour. this just popped literally on top of loudoun county, fairfax county, montgomery county over the last 40 minutes. it's all moving east at 30. a couple of new showers are just south of 66 coming out the manassas area here moving in toward central and southern fairfax. this first batch of showers which is now moving into northwest d.c., the american legion bridge, up into montgomery county, moving east, northeast at about 30. it's going to be over toward silver spring at 6:32. fedex field at 6:47. the northern extent of this this is moving right into fairland right now in laurel. we'll track this. better chance, though, for heavier showers and storms late afternoon and this evening. let's find out about your commute this morning. some big headaches out there. larry miller with more. we've been keeping a close eye on the fatal traffic accident in prince george's county. again we had a tractor-trailer that was on the outer loop of the beltway fall off the beltway and crash on to
suitland parkway. again the eastbound lanes are closed at forestville road. we had originally about 20 minutes ago both the eastbound and westbound lanes closed. so just the westbound lanes have reopened. eastbound lane will remain closed for a while. sky 9 is over the scene so you can see for yourself. that is an overturned tractor- trailer right there. that is both the inner and outer loop of the beltway. we expect this closure to go on throughout much of the day. with ale have an update now in -- we'll have an update now in roughly ten minutes. breaking news out of arizona that will have you shaking your heads. reports after shooting at northern arizona university this morning. according to the school's official twitter page, four people have been shot and one of those victim died. >> this happened at the school's flagstaff campus. we can tell you that the shooter is in custody at this point. so good news there. the campus not on lockdown at this point. but again this coming the same day that president obama heads to oregon over a mass shooting there. we'll definitely bring you more information as soon as we get
it it. >> reporter: this is mike hydeck live on the scene in suitland, maryland where a tractor-trailer has fallen off the beltway and crashed into the suitland parkway below. we are on the suitland parkway east where it meets forestville road. anybody headed towards joint base andrews will not be able to take suitland parkway. they're being diverted on forestville road. sky 9 is over the scene. you've seen some pictures earlier from larry. you can see the tractor-trailer on the roadway there. there's a diesel spill associated with this so it's going to take quite some time to get all of this cleaned up. a major wrecker has just gotten to the scene which is a sign maybe they'll start to upright the equipment but nothing is moving. just more police lights than you can actually see there are so many. they're not letting us anywhere near the accident scene. we're on the corner of forestville road and suitland parkway. this will take quite some time. it's our understanding the tractor-trailer driver was killed in this. the tractor-trailer was carrying some sort of paper product but that's all we have at this point. as far as traffic is concerned,
this is going to take a long time to clean up so avoid the suitland parkway, especially eastbound as much as you can. reporting live in suitland, maryland, mike hydeck. back to you. >> reporter: breaking overnight in d.c., an officer-involved shooting. still a lot of questions but this is what i can tell you so far. it happened about 1:00 down this way on bladensburg northeast near eastern avenue. an officer pulled over a vehicle and for some reason the officer fired his weapon at the suspect. it's not even clear if the suspect was hit by that bullet. from there we'red to the suspect drove his car down bladensburg and ended down there near that 7-eleven. you can still see some police lights. that's where the vehicle crashed. the suspect got out and ran. police have been here all night and they're still down there at that 7-eleven investigating this. it's not clear if the police officer's bullet actually hit that suspect but we have been told he is still on the run. police still looking for that suspect. my photographer told me he
walked down here and he could see that the crash did have some impact on a fire hydrant there and took out a stop sign but i'm told the 7-eleven is now back open. police again still looking for that suspect. if you have any information about what happened here, you're asked to call police. as soon as we get more information about that suspect and a better description, we'll pass that along you to. live in northeast, i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. governor nikki haley call it is a different kind of bad as her state braces for a second wave of flooding. and today homeland security secretary jay johnson gets a firsthand look at the flood devastation in south carolina today. >> he plans to meet with federal, state and local officials if a briefing on the situation in -- for a briefing on the situation in columbia. residents are being told to be
hypervigilant and evacuate. president obama travels to oregon today for private meetings with survivors and relatives of the college massacre victims. gun control has called under criticism. at least one parent of a shooting survivor says his family will not meet with the president but the man's daughter does actually want to meet with the president. gun rights supporters plan to protest during the visit. new this morning how one local mom is preparing for a counterprotest to the justice or else rally that will be held here on the grounds of the capitol and at the national mall tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. so really we're about 24 hours away from seeing a lot of people flooding into this area. unlike the nation of islam's demand for no guns, no drugs, no alcohol, this particular group organizing this counterprotest, they say they will bring their guns. of course this rally is to mark the 20th anniversary of the
million man march back in 1995 which was very peace full. nation of islam leader louis farrakahan now says the recent killings of black men by police demands justice or else but a group called global rally for humanity warnings of its own counterprotest outside of several mosques and one in particular right here in d.c. forest street in the shaw neighborhood promising there to bring 3,000 people who will be armed with weapons. >> in one of their e-mails they said that they were going to bring 3,000 people to washington, d.c. in front of our mosque and they were encouraging people to bring their weapons. well, we consider that kind of a threat. they're talking about they're committed to the constitution. we're committed to the constitution. they're talking about protecting old glory. if you look up here, gold glory flies outside of our mosque. >> reporter: the mosque again
considering it a threat taking it very seriously workinnow with mpd and the f.b.i. they've also distributed that e- mail to neighbors in the area so everyone is on alert. they will have prayer this weekend as scheduled and are just asking members not to engage those protesters. we're live on capitol hill, delia goncalves, wusa9. >> coming up, tommy mcfly sits down with actor and producer ellen page to discuss her new movie and an oscar nominee. >> we'll show chu don't -- you which controversial bill could play a role in campaign 2016. >> i'm meteorologist howard bernstein. my umbrella is out. we have a little shower in northwest d.c. and a few others. looking east, still some sunshine to be seen, at least the next half-hour. we'll see some this morning. better chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. first alert doppler and the weekend forecast are coming up. >> wet roads affecting
it's about 6:40. 50s and 60s. you can probably leave the jacket at home. we see this area of showers that has developed back toward manassas and eastern loudoun. he everything is moving east at about 30 miles an hour so we do have some wet roads out there. some rain in northern part of d.c. will be over toward bowie at 7:00. fedex field at 6:49. a few showers this morning. much better chance this afternoon and evening. some could be on the strong side. let's get a check on traffic. what's going on? looks like we have a bit after metro headache this morning. single attacking going on on the orange and silver lines between ballston and east falls church because of some earlier train issues. you can expect delays in both directions. that means you need to get out of the house earlier rather than later. we're still keeping a close eye
on that situation on the suitland parkway. the westbound side is open. so for those of you heading into town, you won't have any problems. it's heading out of town you'll have the issues. again consider branch avenue, 414 as alternates. want to take you to our trafficland cam and show you how things are shaping up on i- 95 north of route 1. no major issues as you travel northbound toward the capital beltway in springfield. your next traffic update in ten minutes. we'll send it over to you. imagine being dice nosed with terminal cans -- diagnosed with terminal cancer and not being able to leave your pension benefits to wow. this place is spectacular. thank you . we worked with a designer from havertys for a complete refresh. you must be happy to get out of that tiny house? yeah you know when we realized how great the furniture could be, we knew we wanted more space. how much more space? we went from a hundred square feet to... three thousand! (whispers) three thousand! we still have the original structure. she uses it as a yoga studio.
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deal for me. sure, i love new york, but i lived in chicago for 11 years. [ cheers and applause ] >> the windy city will always be part of me. specifically my lower intestine that is still packed with a fair amount of sausage. >> the party continues tonight. cubs-cardinals 6:45. there will be some brats consumed. time to see what our partners over at cbs this morning are covering. >> norah o'donnell is live in new york. she has our preview. good friday morning to you, norah. >> good morning to you, nick and andrea. ahead republicans are scrambling after kevin mccarthy's surprise announcement to drop his run for speaker. we're going to talk with "face the nation" host john dickerson and frank luntz about what's next. also seth doane is in south korea and we want to take you
to the million dollar airport that only operate abouts a dozen flights a week. what's up with that? the news is back in the morning. we'll see you right at 7:00. >> curious to find out. >> all right, norah. thank you. have a good weekend. >> i'll be speaker. >> you're lining up now. throw your name in the hat. >> i'm ready to go. >> you give a great accurate forecast every day. >> a couple of showers. a better chance of heavier showers and storms this evening. that's why we have today a yellow alert day. this morning can't come minutish the fact we have some -- diminish the fact we have some showers out there. over the last hour, 90 minutes we've seen showers develop really on top of sterling out toward areas in loudoun county, manassas seeing some showers. this one is just passing fairfax, burke and annandale on top of beltway from around 395
up toward 66. to the north we've seen some other showers that have been coming through d.c. and montgomery county. silver spring, bethesda up toward olney and rockville over toward fairland now. this will be toward bowie at 6:59. notice odenton at 7:07 and crownsville 7:16 as it moves east at about 30 miles an hour. this extends just up to columbia here. so these voces in foreign prince george's, northern anne arundel county going to see these showers as well. blen glen bernie 6:58. then we'll see what pops up later on. pretty morning. we have the clouds and showers that we were just looking at on first alert doppler. still some breaks to the east. if you saw the moon earlier it was jupiter on top. dim mars to the left. a stray shower or two. 75 at lunch time. upper 70s, low 80s with a much better chance as the afternoon wears on into the evening seeing some heavier showers and storms. we're in the 50s and 60s now so it's a mild start. three-day forecast after today's yellow weather alert day, we'll be seeing a cool,
breezy saturday, upper 60s. a beautiful afternoon with a high around 72. monday looks good, too, especially if you have the day off, 78. then tuesday an isolated shower, 72. larry miller, all right, you've been full of bad news this morning. unfortunately i have. hopefully things will get better but it doesn't look like it right now. meantime still the eastbound side of the suitland parkway between forestville road and now route 4 remains closed. westbound side is open. so for those of you wanting to travel into d.c., you guys should certainly be good to go. if you want to stay away from this area, we suggest that you do, branch avenue, 414 really are your best bets. sky 9 is over the scene to show you the situation. as we heard from mike hydeck, a number of police officers and emergency crews are still on the scene. they will have to clean up this truck on the road. in addition to that, a diesel fuel spill associated with this crash as well. they'll be here throughout much of the day so we expect this closure to last well into the afternoon, possibly the evening rush as well. we'll keep you updated via
twitter. mean time back to the maps take show you how things are shaping up throughout other parts of our area. we have a shoulder blocked at the outer loop of the beltway at chain bridge road because of an earlier disengts. not seeing much -- accident. not seeing much in the way of delays. use caution as you approach that crash site. mean type in virginia we're doing really well. for those of you traveling from fredricksburg up to the capital beltway, expect volume as you get into areas like lorton, newington and springfield. again typical for your morning commute here. as you continue northbound on i- 395 over itself -- over the 14th street bridge, shouldn't have issues getting to your destination on time. brandy wine, accokeek, ox -- brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill, no issues. some volume starting to pick up on route 5 as you travel from brandywine up to the capital beltway. for now over to you. the real life story of two women who fought for justice and the rights of domestic partners hits the big screen. >> ellen page and julianne
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a tractor-trailer falls off the beltway on to the suitland parkway below. i'm mike hydeck live in suitland. it will be a while before suitland parkway eastbound is cleaned up. hazmat teams have to clean up a diesel spill. the driver passed away. we'll continue to follow this and let you know whether this will be open later throughout the day. >> reporter: i'm nikki burdine live in northeast d.c. at the scene of an officer-involved shooting. it happened just ter 1:00 this morning on bladensburg road near eastern avenue. a police officer pulled over a man in his vehicle and at that point for some reason the
officer shot at the suspect. it's not clear if the suspect was actually hit with the bullet. the suspect then drove off, went down bladensburg road and crashed near the 7-eleven. the suspect got out of the vehicle and ran. police still looking for him. the police officer not hurt. back to delia. >> reporter: the stage is set on capitol hill for the justice or else rally tomorrow morning at 10:00. minister louis farrakahan of the nation of islam said no guns, no drugs or alcohol but organizers of a counterprotest says they will be bringing their guns when they stage a rally outside of a mosque on forest street and shaw. the mosque considers that a threat and they're working with mpd and the f.b.i. we'll have the updates and the latest on the rally on our wusa9 mobile app. back to you. 85% of americans say the affordable care act is going to factor into their presidential vote in 2016. that according to a new
insurance report. americans are still divided about the issue. 45% want to keep the law. 44% want to repeal it. world war ii aircraft will take part in a flyover in the district today in honor of the nation's veterans. 17 aircraft are said to depart from culpeper regional airport and fly over the potomac. they'll pass over the pentagon and arlington national cemetery. the flyover is set for 12:30. how is the weather looking for that, howard? >> good. there could be a stray shower then. we have isolated showers this morning. it will be later on this afternoon and evening a better chance for showers and storms and a cooler, drier weekend. folks getting ready to head on the rails, be mindful you will have a delay on the orange and silver lines. single tracking between balancesston and east falls -- ballston and east falls church, you can expect delays. and the tractor-trailer accident in forestville, suitland park remains closed and we expect it to remain closed throughout much of the
day. this could possibly impact the evening rush. we'll continue to update you via twitter. stay away from there. consider branch avenue and 414 as alternates. cbs this morning is next with the late e on the breaking news after campus shooting at north arizona university. one person killed. three others injured. >> if there are any updates to pass along on that incident, the changing weather or traffic conditions, we'll of course have that on our app. >> and of course we'll see with the latest local news in 25 minutes. stick around for ♪ pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato before pumpkin season is over.
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